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between the two companies. they're obviously very different businesses and companies. steve burke had a great vision that he wanted to bring the best parts of the culture and management culture but respect the differences between the companies and the unique approaches and cultures of nbc universal as being an entertainment and content in news and information company as opposed to a distribution company. steve has been able to execute that balance almost perfectly. partsringing the of the companies that need to come together and respecting the differences and allowing them sometimes to function in accordance with their historic practice and culture. >> he owned 51 certification of nbc? >> 51% with a pathway to on all of it. >> do you see moving forward owning it all? >> we have the option malika pe. we are certainly very happy with the asset and company. with content and distribution. we think our happiness, we think companies of both companies are very happy. >> what are you doing in washington? >> on this particular trip we are here to celebrate the year 2 launch of internet essenti
. >> and next, an iowa congressional debate between republican congressman steve keen and democratic challenger christine bell's act. she is the wife of former governor and current agricultural secretary thomas vilsack. this is about one hour. >> this is the iowa fourth district i let debate -- iowa debate. >> good evening. welcome to christ chapel. this is the fourth district congressional debates between republican steve king and a democrat christie vilsack. we are broadcasting this debate to 2/3 of the state of iowa. >> by sir mason city and much of north east i was. we are joined on the panel tonight by the chair of the mass communications department here at northwestern college. >> also, dan greene, a staff writer for the northwest iowa read you. >> those from northwestern college students, our readers and viewers, will help you make an informed choice. >> let's start by meeting the candidates for the fourth district congressional seat. steve king is a third time a congressman. christie is the former first lady of iowa. now the you have had a chance to meet the candidates, it is time to he
's extremely difficult if not impossible for anyone to win statewide -- >> guest: steve, i disagree with that analysis. abraham lincoln was a third party in 1860. in 1856, you had the democratic party and the wig -- and abraham lincoln wasn't on the ballot in a number of states, particularly in the south, yet he won the election. he didn't win a majority of the popular vote, he won the majority of the electoral vote and in 1832, i would submit that there were two parties there and it was henry clay and andrew jackson and jackson won the overwhelming popular vote. back in 1824, there was certainly several different parties running and then, of course, john quincy adams won that race and that was -- you had at least three, maybe four, parties then. host: but even -- >> guest guest the electoral votes. host: but even if you take it to more recent campaigns, 1968, the caller referring to george wallace did get 46 electoral votes but didn't get close to winning the presidency, ross perot, '92 and '96, getting nearly 20 percent of the vote in '92 but not one electoral vote. guest: he got
and -- editor in chief of a web site. next to him is steve kelley. his editorial cartoons are distributed to newspapers nationwide by some tickets. he is also the, creator of the national syndicated comic strip. he was a veteran stand up comedian and has appeared several times on the tonight show. scott stantis works for the chicago tribune. his work is syndicated to over 180 newspapers. he is also the creator of the cartoon prickly city that appears here in our hometown washington post. please welcome the panelists today. [applause] >> i have been a free lancer for ever. i have never been a staff cartoonist even when i was with l.a. weekly. i was there 17 years as a freelancer sending my cartoons and. it taught me how to manage my own career as far as being self sustaining, on the broke cartoonist trying to raise a family. -- nonbroke cartoonist trying to raise a family. i have a lot to show you. of course, we just went through the conventions. forever an idea comes -- people ask where they come from. sometimes it is a bolt from the blue. sometimes chris rock writes them. this cartoon is
-span.org. >> republican representative steve king is being challenged by the democrat. up next is there debate. -- their debate. >> this is the iowa debate. here is the moderator. >> good evening. welcome to christ chapel. this is the fourth district congressional debates between republican steve king and a democrat christie vilsack. we are broadcasting this debate to 2/3 of the state of iowa. >> by sir mason city and much of north east i was. we are joined on the panel tonight by the chair of the mass communications department here at northwestern college. >> also, dan greene, a staff writer for the northwest iowa read you. >> those from northwestern college students, our readers and viewers, will help you make an informed choice. >> let's start by meeting the candidates for the fourth district congressional seat. steve king is a third time a congressman. christie is the former first lady of iowa. now the you have had a chance to meet the candidates, it is time to hear from them. each candidate will get 90 seconds a piece. we flipped a coin to see who goes first. >> thank you so much. thank y
is steve kelley, the editorial cartoonist for the "times picayune" in new orleans. he is also the co-creator of nationally syndicated comic strip and was also a veteran stand-up comedian and has appeared several times on the "tonight show." scott stantis on the far left is the editorial cartoonist for the "chicago tribune," and his work is syndicated to well over 180 newspapers. previously, he served as editorial cartoonist for the "commercial appeal court and in memphis -- "commercial appeal" in memphis. please welcome our panelists today. [applause] with that, i will now turn it over to lalo, who will start us off. >> hi, everybody. i am lalo alcaraz, cartoonist, it says clearly there. [laughter] i am, i guess -- i have been a freelance or forever -- freelancer forever. i have never been a staff cartoonist. even when i was with "l.a. weekly," i was there 17 years as a freelancer, and it taught me how to manage kind of my own career, as far as being self- sustaining, non-broke cartoonist, trying to raise a family. [laughter] so i have got a lot of cartoons to show you. let's just go
how much he weighs and steve cropp's questions on "60 minutes pierre host: both the president and governor romney were featured on "60 minutes." were fair, the romney's online of withkelly. is there a parallel their debt guest: both candidates both did a "60 minutes." that asked them similar questions on the program. on the day that mitt romney was under attack by everybody, steve croft asking obama if mitt romney screw up -- that is the kind of thing that cbs is not holding him accountable. both candidates will do the syrupy things but mitt romney is doing press conferences and obama has not been doing press conferences. you can look at the research on this. president obama has done more one-on-one said downs then press conferences. he likes to control the message and he would rather sit down with barbara walters and have her ask them what superpower he would like to have. host: fredericksburg, va., an airline for democrats -- -- on our line for democrats -- caller: i get tired of them talking about liberal, biased media. if there was, do you think they will allow george bush
to these issues? potentially. you know, steve, i view this as a victory every single day. there are so many people -- i think i speak on behalf of the majority of americans. i think they consider themselves fiscally responsible and socially respecting. reachingacc -- socially accepting. i am in that broad brush category myself. how does that equate to all the issues that we face today? i do not think either party -- i don't think democrats are good on civil liberties. i don't think republicans are good at dollars and cents. when it comes to civil liberties and being republican, it is not happening at all. host: you might remember john anderson won 6.6% of the national vote. ralph nader has won several times. you have been called the original tea party candidate. i want to play a little bit of tape with ross perot. we will show this interview tonight at 9:00 p.m. he reflects on the tea party movement. let's take a listen. [video clip] >> i'm wondering what your thoughts were with the tea party revolution. >> it was interesting to see that happen. i think it had managed in impact, don't you? it is n
wonderful minutes of the debate. ok. let's have a good time. [applause] borrowe >> tell steve i will read a coule of opening lines. -- i will read a couple of opening lines. give eveniood evening. ok. great. [laughter] you're at oxford, mississippi four years ago. the prompter is supposed to be there. it syaetayed dark. i remember, "good evening." i hope you feel very comfortable hearing about all my problems. [laughter] ok. we have two and a half minutes. ok. one minute and thirty seconds. ok. they lied. two minutes. they are testing us. [laughter] [laughter]
. >> and that could look like >> the could look like a treaty? >> it could look like any kind of framework. >> steve put yourself in the camp of people in very senior physicians who look at cyber weapons as strategic weapons? you start drawing these analogies to the cold war, the nuclear arms race. the see if the playbacks -- see it that way? >> there is a lot of hot talk. >> it is washington, d.c. >> of questions i want to ask the go back to the executive order. where does the president authority begin and end, regarding a cyber executive order? can he issue the lieberman bill, as an executive order? and you have answered the second part of the harder. the president of authority -- is that something you are looking at? do you have the answers to that? >> i would start with article 2 of the constitution of the united states, the powers that derive from that. there are a number of supreme court cases. you begin with the responsibility of the president to keep the nation secure. >> if people are doing this by fiat, you are going to be accused of circumventing the legislative process, issuing orders. y
it benefits from industry and from congress. host: let's hear from steve, republican in florida. caller: good morning. thanks for taking my call. you pointed out the guest's article where he states that this agency is going to restore the american dream. you've got to be kidding. that is laughable. it sounds like obama and you did not build it. the american dream has been made by hard-working individual americans. no agency of the federal government can possibly ever restore that. my question is, how can you possibly claim that when it was a pseudo government agency, fannie and freddie, overseen by dodd adn frank, which caused the collapse of the financial system -- dodd and frank, giving loans to people that could never afford to pay them back? guest: i will just say that the idea that fannie and freddie would cause the financial crisis is widely held in some circles. i don't believe it's true. the cause of the financial crisis was the subprime mortgages that were peddled by firms that were not under the supervision of the federal government in any serious way, certainly not fannie and fredd
in january, and how they will effect defense contractors. then, steve and farnsworth, a political science professor at mary washington university, on camp in 2012 and virginia's role as a swing state. also anthony sanders of george mason university on housing prices, which hit a seven-year high in july. washington journal," live with the day's headlines and your phone calls, every morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern. >> later in the day, the federalist society, with a preview of the cases coming before the supreme court, which opens its new term next monday. that is live at 12:30 p.m. eastern on c-span. at 4:15, libya's president addresses the u.n. general assembly in new york. we also hear from the leaders of israel, iraq, and the palestinian authority. a senate debate between republican senator dean heller and his democratic challenger. live on c-span, and also online at c-span.org. >> september 11, 2001, changed my life forever. it changed america's life. i will go through a park and presentation that will outline the account, the historical account of the attack as it happened, as things tra
considered" in 2003. i said on monday that npr's steve inskeep is the first male voice i hear in the morning, and he is, at melissa is a very competent and informed female voice, which i hear in the late afternoon on the way home. she was in china preparing a broadcast for npr when a massive earthquake struck in 2008, and major organizations around the world rely on her extensive reporting on the destruction and relief efforts. i have many henry kissinger stories. i won't spend the full 15 minutes he demanded -- [laughter] but i will tell you a few of them. let's try this. this past valentine's day, he was my date. well, what really happened is that henry and i contacted our dear friends and ritu -- our dear friends andrea mitchell and alan greenspan about spending the evening with them, and we ended up in a hotel room with flowers. henry and i also sat with each other at defense policy board meetings, and we just spent a day and a half doing that discussing the very complicated issue of iran. at one of those meetings, henry told me -- this is very personal -- that i was his jewish mother. [
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